The Ministry of Women Affairs, Social Development and Gender Empowerment and Social Welfare is an arm of government saddled with policies/activities that will bring about holistic speedy and healthy development of Ekiti State Women, children and the disadvantaged/less privileged in the mainstream of the State Development process.
The Ministry ensures the survival, protection, development of women, children and person in need of government intervention.
The Ministry is divided into Administration and Supplies, Women Affairs and Gender Empowerment, Child Development, Social Development, and Finance & Account Departments.
To create a conducive environment for the development of women, children and other vulnerable people by providing equal opportunities, adequate care and support for them and harnessing their potentials.
To provide an enabling environment for women to live in a world in which there is justice, equity and respect for Women’s Right.
To ensure the holistic development of women through Educational, Economic, Social and Political empowerment and monitoring gender responsive issues.
To ensure the survival, protection of children in preparation for meaningful adult life.
To promote the Welfare of the Citizens of Ekiti State.
|Mrs. Olayinka G. Ogundayomi||Commissioner|
|Princess Adekunbi Felicitas Obaisi||Permanent Secretary|
|Mrs Adenike Adedayo||Director, Admin & SuppliesDe partment|
|Mr. Michael A. Ibikunle||Director, Social Welfare Services|
|Mr. David O. Fayomi||Director, Planning, Research & Statistics|
|Mrs. Funmilayo J. Ogunyemi||Director, Women Affairs and Gender Empowerment Department|
|Mrs. Janet Boluwatife Adewale||Director, Child Development Department|
|Mrs. Folasade M. Alabi||Director, Finance & Account|
|Mr.Fabusoro S. O.||Director, Rehabilitation Services|
|Chief (Mrs) Onipede Jolaade||Commissioner||1996 – 1998|
|Alhaja Badmus||Commissioner||1998 – 1999|
|Chief (Mrs) Onipede Jolaade||Commissioner||1999 – 2000|
|Mrs. Ronke Okusanya||Commissioner||2000 – 2003|
|Alhaja Abibat Adubiaro||Commissioner||2003 – 2004|
|Alhaja Sidikatu Bello (deceased)||Commissioner||2004 – 2006|
|Mrs Patricia Omotomilola Osunde||Commissioner||2007 – 2009|
|Morohunmubo Bayode||Commissioner||2009 – 2010|
|Chief (Mrs) Funke Owoseeni||Commissioner||2010 – 2011|
|Mrs. Fola Richie-Adewusi||Commissioner||2011 – 2014|
Sunday, May 28 2017, 3:35 pm
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